Rio Tinto pays a steep price for Alcan blunder

VANCOUVER — London-based mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO-N, RIO-L, RIO-A) continues to be haunted by the ghosts of past acquisitions, with the largest culprit being its US$38-billion takeover of Montreal-based aluminum leader Alcan in 2007.On Jan.17 the world's second largest...

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